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  • The candidate was accused of marital infidelity.
  • I forgive his infidelity which I have reason to believe he also regrets...
    Alexandre Dumas  --  Ten Years Later
  • It’s a very female thing, isn’t it, to take one boys’ night and snowball it into a marital infidelity that will destroy our marriage?
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • He initiated legal proceedings to gain custody of their children and became intent on publicly disgracing his wife by exposing her infidelity and revealing her relationship with a black man.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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  • Love affairs rainbowed over marriages and lasted forever—so it often seemed that marriage was the greater infidelity.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • If he accuses one of his wives of witchcraft or infidelity, she can be killed.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • Idris says, irked that Timur has burdened him again with knowledge of his misconduct, his infidelity, his grotesque frat-boy antics.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I have heard that Sanaubar’s suggestive stride and oscillating hips sent men to reveries of infidelity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • The old man died, as I have told you; had he lived, Mercedes, perchance, had not become the wife of another, for he would have been there to reproach her infidelity.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Henry entertaining thoughts of infidelity?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • Of Course, When I Was Little I didn’t understand the terminology of words like infidelity.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • [1] Adultery, in the sense of infidelity to God.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • They mostly seemed like excuses dreamed up to explain things like infant mortality rates—and infidelity.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • What deadly voids and unbidden infidelities in the lines that seem to gnaw upon all Faith, and refuse resurrections to the beings who have placelessly perished without a grave.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • She loved him and he loved her, and this unwanted child now seemed to her a proof of infidelity to that love.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • "Well, then, let us say no more about it," said d’Artagnan; "and let us burn this letter, which, no doubt, announces to you some fresh infidelity of your GRISETTE or your chambermaid."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I am afraid in my heart that you may have been visited by the new spirit of infidelity that is abroad to-day; If it is so, I pray for you.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Just as Salander had guessed, it was his continual infidelity that drove his wife to leave.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • He invented an infidelity on the part of the lover, and succeeded, by means of fragments of letters cunningly presented, in persuading the unfortunate woman that she had a rival, and that the man was deceiving her.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He spoke much of Cunegonde, and Candide told him that he should ask forgiveness of that beautiful one for his infidelity when he should see her in Venice.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • She felt somewhat like a woman who in a moment of passion is betrayed into an act of infidelity, and realizes the significance of the act without being wholly awakened from its glamour.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • The horror of the Same Old Thing is one of the most valuable passions we have produced in the human heart—an endless source of heresies in religion, folly in counsel, infidelity in marriage, and inconstancy in friendship.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • Of course, Tia Fidelina, our uncle’s wife, who is sweet and dedicated to La Virgen, "knows nothing" about Tio Orlando’s infidelities.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • For an English professor, and for any avid reader, having a blithely ignorant (and only recently clued-in) husband narrate the saga of his wife’s longtime infidelity is about as good as it gets.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • You have always been a divinity for him, and you are that still, and this has not been an infidelity of the heart….
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • But you need him so as to contemplate continually your heroic fidelity and to reproach him for infidelity.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • He hadn’t known about the demise of his previous relationship, however, and Sarah’s infidelity had intrigued him.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • I pass my life in crummy, totally pointless infidelities …. (Laughs ruefully) would-be infidelities.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • —Bethink thee, if thou dost relapse into thine infidelity, though thou are not so tender as a suckling pig—I would I had one to break my fast upon—thou art not too tough to be roasted!
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • As soon as she could escape from public view, she would go in secret to the Park of the Evangels, and there she would visit with new friends and some old ones from school or the painting classes: an innocent substitute for infidelity.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • And that was quite in the early days of her discovery of his infidelities—if you like to call them infidelities.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • He was inconsistent: first he disavowed his infidelities, then he tried to justify them.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • But things like jealousy, rage, and infidelity—they don’t disappear.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • It was not a matter of infidelity, but of desire.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • And, Molly, do you be faithful to your friend, and I will not only forgive your infidelity to me, but will do you all the service I can.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • So that there could not yet bee any controversie concerning the authority to Interpret Scripture; seeing no man was obliged during his infidelity, to follow any mans Interpretation of any Scripture, except his Soveraigns Interpretation of the Laws of his countrey.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • What he was going to do would be extremely awkward, and she would detest him for ever after, whereas now, for the moment, for so long as he refrained from knocking, perhaps even in the act of infidelity, she loved him still.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • If to herself the idea was startling, if it presented itself at first as a kind of infidelity, a capacity for pollution, what infinite effect might it not be expected to have had upon HIM?
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • It seemed that most vampire myths centered around beautiful women as demons and children as victims; they also seemed like constructs created to explain away the high mortality rates for young children, and to give men an excuse for infidelity.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • The villagers were speeding up the circling of events because she was too shortsighted to see that her infidelity had already harmed the village, that waves of consequences would return unpredictably, sometimes in disguise, as now, to hurt her.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Altogether in his culture and want of culture,—in his crude, wild, and misty philosophy, and the practical experience that counteracted some of its tendencies; in his magnanimous zeal for man’s welfare, and his recklessness of whatever the ages had established in man’s behalf; in his faith, and in his infidelity; in what he had, and in what he lacked,—the artist might fitly enough stand forth as the representative of many compeers in his native land.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • …that the apothecary had not mixed the prussic acid strong enough, and that he must take another bottle or two to finish the work he had in hand, entered into a catalogue of that amiable gentleman’s gallantries, deceptions, extravagances, and infidelities (especially the last), winding up with a protest against being supposed to entertain the smallest remnant of regard for him; and adducing, in proof of the altered state of her affections, the circumstance of his having poisoned himself…
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • He will come to regret his infidelity, ultimately and forever.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • He hated himself for his infidelity to his Virgin, to his people.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • Megamoney, lurid sex, drugs, betrayal, infidelity, assassination, and an illegitimate child.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Unchastity and infidelity were as confused to him as to the Middle Ages, his only moral teacher.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • How aware Abigail may have been of the husband’s frequent infidelities is not known.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Despite John Wilkes Booth’s many infidelities, Lucy Hale is the love of his life.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Even in his infidelities he behaved as one could count on his behaving and never gave rise to scandal.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • This was no fine-spirited gesture to clear the record: He charged Lovering with infidelity, a ruinous accusation.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
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